Behavioral Toxicology Society Symposia

2012

Neurotoxic Effects on Emotion and Social Behavior
Chairperson: Edward D. Levin, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Kim Dietrich, Kim Cecil
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
The Voices of Yesterday's Children: The Late Consequences of Childhood Lead Poisoning

Sherry Ferguson
Division of Neurotoxicology, National Center for Toxicological Research/FDA, Jefferson, AR
Use of Rodent Tests of Depression in Neurobehavioral Toxicology

Herbert Covington, Rainbo Hultman, Sunil Kumar, Stephen Mague, Michael Lacagnina, Howard Bomze, Kafui Dzirasa
Duke University, Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Durham, NC
Duke University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Durham, NC
Duke University, The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, Durham, NC
The Calm Before the Storm: Neural Activity Predicts Socio-Affective Vulnerabilities to Stress

Robert Gerlai
University of Toronto Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
Embryonic Alcohol Exposure Impairs Shoaling and the Dopaminergic and Serotoninergic Systems in Zebrafish

2011

Animal Genetic Models of Human Neurological and Behavioral Conditions
Chairperson: Ginger Moser, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, RTP, NC

Sheryl Moy
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Mouse Models of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Richard Paylor, Baylor College of Medicine, Waco, TX
Mouse Genetic Models of Neurodevelopmental Disorders: Challenges and Applications

Mari Golub, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
New Tools for Neurobehavioral Toxicologists in the Genomic Era

Susan Powell, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Behavioral Phenotyping of Mutant Mouse Models of Neuropsychiatric Disease: What We’ve Learned from Studies of Sensorimotor Gating Deficits in Schizophrenia 

2010 
Behavioral Toxicology of Cognition: Extrapolation from Experimental Animal Models to Humans
Chairperson: Merle Paule, National Center for Toxicological Research, Jefferson, AR

Leonard Green
Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Delay Discounting by Humans and Other Animals: Does the Species Matter?

Maria C. Alvarado
Jocelyne Bachevalier
Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Ontogeny of Hippocampal-Dependent Memory Processes: Developmental Amnesia in Monkeys and Humans

Jay Schneider
Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Modeling the Cognitive Deficits of Parkinson’s Disease

Deborah Cory-Slechta
University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, NY
Delineating Behavioral Domains Underlying Lead-Induced Cognitive Deficits

Susan Schantz
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Perinatal PCB Exposure and Deficits in Inhibitory Control: Parallels Between Animals And Humans

2009 
Behavioral Toxicology in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for Behavioral Scientists
Chairperson: Phil Bushnell, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC

Ginger Moser
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC
The Behavioral Toxicology Society – Past, Present and Future

Philip Bushnell
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC
Behavioral Toxicology in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities for Behavioral Scientists

Robert Kavlock
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC
The Future of Toxicity Testing – the NRC Vision and the EPA's ToxCast Program National Center for Computational Toxicology

Kevin Crofton
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC
Developmental Neurotoxicity and Thyroid Hormone Disruptors: Past, Present and Future

Philip Bushnell
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC
An Acute Toxicity Pathway Based on Ion Channel Perturbation

Bernard Weiss
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Phthalates as an Example of the NRC's Flawed Vision for Toxicology's Future

Deborah Rice
Maine Center for Disease Control, Augusta, ME
Risk Assessment Implications of the NRC Vision